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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Tavistock, United Kingdom

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Tavistock...

Tavistock is a coastal city in United Kingdom. It is a comparatively little city in proximity to the ocean with a population of 11493 people. The water temperature around Tavistock has slight variability year round. The temperature ranges from 8.5°C (47.3°F) in March up to 16°C (60.9°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (54°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Tavistock is located in the northern hemisphere.

Hover over the bars to see temperature for each month in Celsius and Fahrenheit.

What is the current water temperature near Tavistock?

The current water temperature in the month of January in the waters near Tavistock is about:
10°C (49°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not too many surf spots in close proximity to Tavistock. A good spot nearby is Mothecombe, which is 18.6km (13.1miles) away from Tavistock. Click here for directions and for more information on Mothecombe and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Tavistock are Challabrough, which is 21km (13.1miles) away, and Bantham Rivermouth, located roughly 21.9km (13.6miles) from Tavistock.

Are there beautiful beaches close by?

No, there are not many beaches in proximity to Tavistock. A beach that might be worth checking out is Looe, which is just 19.1km (11.9miles) away from Tavistock. Another beautiful beach near Tavistock is Widemouth Bay, 24.4km (15.2miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is recommended for Tavistock?

The water temperature around Tavistock is relatively cold, reaching up to 16°C (61°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for more than half an hour, but some people might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Tavistock. Nevertheless, during early spring, sea temperatures drop down to nearly 9°C (47°F). During these months, a 4-5mm wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some people might even be fine with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Tavistock?

Due to comparatively large sea temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions vary a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 9 to 14°C (47-56°F) during spring. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions usually change during summer when sea temperatures go up to 11 to 16°C (52-61°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Tavistock: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Tavistock...

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